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CBS-TV — Couple Mends Each Other’s Heart
October 19th, 2014 by Nancy Ryan
After they got their new hearts at University of Rochester Medical Center/Strong Memorial Hospital, Esther FitzRandolph and Danny Pszczolkowski both suffered from complications and depression.
“I didn’t want to do anything,” said FitzRandolph. “I would just sit around.”
“I kind of refused the exercises and all that, at times,” said Pszczolkowski.
But a few months ago, both these patients started improving — dramatically.
What accelerated their recoveries? Romance!
READ ESTHER’S AND DANNY’S STORY – WATCH THE CBS VIDEO
The video aired on the CBS Evening News on Friday, October 17 and “CBS Sunday Morning” on October 19, 2014.
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Tags: Esther FitzRandolph, heart transplant, organ donation, Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center